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Hung, Aaron Chia Yuan – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Gamification, which introduces game mechanics into a non-game setting, has been considered a potential way to improve student learning, motivation, and engagement. Empirical studies of gamification often focus on students' outcomes and/or their perceptions of the gamified system while giving less attention to the rationale behind the…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Teaching Methods, Student Motivation, Learner Engagement
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Ramanayake, Selena; Williams, Cheri – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
Despite the increase of English learners in the U.S. and of standards for linguistically responsive teaching practices, teacher education programs often fall short of preparing preservice teachers to teach diverse learners. In this case study, specifically designed to improve a pedagogical course on English language development, the researchers…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Observation, Surveys, Interviews
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Rizzo, Kelly; Bajovic, Mira – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2016
In this paper, we explored how well prepared pre-service teacher candidates are to develop moral literacy. With the mandate in Ontario schools to deliver character education, we were intrigued by the question: How well prepared are teacher candidates to deliver on this requirement based on preservice preparation and the realities of classroom…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Preservice Teachers, Values Education, Foreign Countries
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Tilley-Lubbs, Gresilda A.; Kreye, Betibel C. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2013
This paper describes a collaboration between Mathematics Education and English as a Second Language (ESL) Education programs that presented opportunities for preservice teachers from both programs to work together to address curricular and linguistic gaps that occur for English language learners (ELL) in content area classrooms. By modeling…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Collaboration, Mathematics Instruction
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Hong, Barbara; Haefner, Leigh; Slekar, Timothy – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2011
Successful college students are those who know who they are, what they want, and how to achieve their goals. In short, they are self-determined. Even though promoting self determination has traditionally focused on K-12 students with disabilities, little is known about how higher education faculty members regard these skills. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: College Students, Self Determination, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Panday, Prachi Parashar – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2009
The article intends to simplify the different aspects of podcasting. The article covers types of podcasts; the pedagogical benefits of podcasting; the connection between theory and podcasting; answers to questions, queries, and apprehensions. Before trying out a new tool, it is important to understand why we do things the way we do. A crucial part…
Descriptors: Students, Theory Practice Relationship, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Parker, Kathlyn – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2008
The author (a university instructor) and her community partner (a public school teacher) have collaborated in teaching an academic service-learning course in special education. This collaboration, the RAP (recreational activities project), was completed by university undergraduate students and young adults with cognitive impairment and/or…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Qualitative Research, Recreational Activities, Developmental Disabilities